Correlated photon-pair generation in an ultra-compact silicon photonic crystal waveguide

Christelle Monat*, Alex Clark, Chunle Xiong, Christian Grillet, Graham Marshall, Michael J. Steel, Juntao Li, Liam O'Faolain, Thomas F. Krauss, Benjamin J. Eggleton

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Abstract

We generate correlated photon pairs in the telecom band from an 80 m long dispersion-engineered silicon photonic crystal waveguide. The spontaneous four-wave mixing process producing the photon pairs is enhanced by slow light propagation.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationCLEO:2011 - Laser Applications to Photonic Applications
Place of PublicationNew York
PublisherOSA Publishing
Pages1-2
Number of pages2
ISBN (Electronic)9781557529114, 9781557529107
ISBN (Print)9781457712234
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2011
EventCLEO: Laser Applications to Photonic Applications - 2011 - Baltimore, MD, United States
Duration: 1 May 20116 May 2011

Other

OtherCLEO: Laser Applications to Photonic Applications - 2011
CountryUnited States
CityBaltimore, MD
Period1/05/116/05/11

Bibliographical note

This paper was published in 2011 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics : Laser Science to Photonic Applications, CLEO 2011 and is made available as an electronic reprint with the permission of OSA. The paper can be found at the following URL on the OSA website: http://www.opticsinfobase.org/abstract.cfm?URI=CLEO: A and T-2011-PDPC4. Systematic or multiple reproduction or distribution to multiple locations via electronic or other means is prohibited and is subject to penalties under law.

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